The articles in this section will feature system highlights and news about your peers.

In this issue you will learn about:

Antimicrobial Team Keeps a Watchful Eye on Patient Prescriptions

When used properly, antibiotics are amazing medicines that can be used to save lives. However, when not used appropriately, antibiotics can lose effectiveness and contribute to the emergence of multidrug-resistant infections. Learn what the Antimicrobial Support Network is doing to support proper antibiotic utilization across the System. Read more...

Diabetes Prevention Effort Engages 50,000 People

Carolinas HealthCare System has concluded the first year of its large-scale effort to tackle Type 2 diabetes, engaging more than 50,000 community members in its diabetes prevention effort, Read more...

Canopy Now Available on iPad, iPhones

After piloting in the ambulatory setting, the PowerChart Touch is now available for all Carolinas HealthCare System providers as a fast and easy chart review workflow tool on iPads and iPhones. Read more...

Carolinas HealthCare System Introduces Virtual Visit to Expand Convenient Access to Care

a. Carolinas HealthCare System has unveiled a new virtual visit platform that improves patients’ ability to access care any time of day. Carolinas HealthCare System Virtual Visit provides live, immediate access to a medical provider via a camera-enabled tablet, smart phone or computer 24 hours a day, seven days a week. No appointment is necessary. Read more...

Obstetrician Uses Newborn’s Cry to Help Save Mother’s Life

After a new mother’s vital signs began to spiral downward, an obstetrician in Concord devised a plan to help kick-start the mother’s instincts in order to help save her life. Read more...

System Prepared and Ready to Care for Infectious Disease Patients

Carolinas HealthCare System continues to be a trusted leader for care and information about infectious diseases including ebola. Read more...

Anson County Providers

Carolinas HealthCare System embarked on a hourney to transform healthcare in Anson County by opening Carolinas HealthCare System Anson - a new healthcare model that's focused on primary and preventitive care.  Read more...

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